☑️ The Conrail rail overpass was struck around 1:30 p.m.

☑️ Traffic will be detoured at Exit 26 from Route 95 for several days

☑️ Service on NJ Transit's Atlantic City Line is impacted

PHILADELPHIA — A section of Route 95 northbound closed Monday night for several days after a Conrail overpass was struck by an oversized vehicle which also impacted NJ Transit's Atlantic City Line.

The overpass was struck around 1:30 p.m. reducing the roadway to one lane and creating long traffic delays while Conrail conducted an inspection and created an emergency repair plan.

All lanes were closed after 9 p.m. Monday.

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Map shows Exit 29 from Route 95, Conrail overpass
Map shows Exit 29 from Route 95, Conrail overpass (Canva)

Possible NJ Transit impact

The detour on Route 95 northbound will be:

  • All northbound traffic must get off at Exit 26 (Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue)
  • Traffic will be directed to right on Aramingo Avenue and right onto Adams Avenue to access the ramp to Route 95 north

The ramp from Castor Avenue to northbound Route 95 will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured to Aramingo Avenue.

PennDOT advises that there will be significant delays and backups while Conrail repairs its bridge.

NJ Transit’s Atlantic City Line, which uses the tracks, is suspended between Philadelphia 30th Street and Cherry Hill. Substitute bus service is being provided between the two stations. NJ Transit is cross honoring rail tickets with PATCO.


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